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Auction 118, Lot 370

"Map of the Adirondack Wilderness", Stoddard, S. R.

Subject: New York

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
25 x 31.5 inches
63.5 x 80 cm

Detailed and finely engraved pocket map of upstate New York. The map extends from the eastern edge of Lewis, Croghan, Watson, and Greig counties all the way to Lake Champlain in the east, south to show part of Saratoga and Fulton counties, and north to include Franklin, Clinton and Lawrence counties. The map has good detail throughout including political boundaries, towns and villages, roads, railroads, lakes, watershed, and topography. The map is bounded by a partial circle that also notes the destination of the major rivers. The map folds into 4.3" x 5.8" stamped green cloth covers. This 21st edition was compiled by S.R. Stoddard of Glen Falls, N.Y. Engraved and printed by Louis E. Neuman, & Co., of New York City. Surrounded by decorative border, blank on verso. Paste-down on back cover lists other maps and guide books for sale by Stoddard.

References:

Condition: B

Folding, as issued, on fine banknote paper with original margins. Fine original hand coloring. A couple of fold intersection splits, all backed with tissue, two with small loss. Covers are very good with just a little soiling, otherwise bright.

Estimate: $150 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/6/2007

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